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James Taylor with Kevin Pietersen in 2012

Batsman was told by Kevin Pietersen he was too short, but Richard Edwards hears how toughening mind and body has led to a recall to the England squad

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Misbah-ul Haq of Pakistan bats during Day Two of the Second Test

Pakistan have not won a series against the Aussies for 20 years

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Younis Khan

Khan recorded his third successive century on Thursday

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Tymal Mills struggled with injury last season following his success in Australia

Counties are lining up to sign tyro who could be England’s answer to Mitchell Johnson, writes Richard Edwards

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Jonathan Trott relaxes in the nets after some Warwickshire batting practice

Batsman is in second-string squad to tour South Africa, his first call-up at international level since he walked out of Ashes with illness. After sessions with sports psychiatrist Steve Peters, he is ‘enjoying the game again’

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Jonathan Trott

Trott has not played for England since he left the 2013-14 Ashes Tour after the first Test due to a stress-related illness

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Wasim Khan winner of the Founders Special Recognition award poses with the trophy during the Asian Cricket Awards at Lords

Former Warwickshire player embraces tough challenge as new chief executive of perennial strugglers

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Michael Holding (left) surrounded by jubilant young supporters after his 14 wickets had given West Indies a 231-run win at The Oval in 1976, sealing a 3-0 series victory

COMMENT: Not crushing it with a law suit over the aborted tour

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David Warner (left) and Chris Rogers leave the field after helping Australia to a solid start to their innings in Dubai yesterday

Batsman’s keeps Aussies in touch in Dubai after Sarfraz Ahmed stars on way to total of 454

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Former England all rounder to make return

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West Indies batsman Kieran Powell trudges off following his side’s defeat to New Zealand in 2013

Decision to pull out of tour leaves the WICB fighting for its existence with an off-field storm building

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Darren Sammy alongside his West Indies team-mates

India have suspended all future tours to the Caribbean

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Darren Sammy alongside his West Indies team-mates

The West Indies team called off the tour mid-match last week due to financial reasons

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West Indies in action against India during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka earlier this year

Dispute over player payments led to decision to quit tour

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Players stand behind captain Bravo as series winds up in mid-match

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West Indies in action against India during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka earlier this year

The dispute is down to player payments

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‘I shouldn’t have gone on that Ashes tour at all,’ admits Swann

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ECB CEO David Collier

 

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England captain also shocked by abuse of 'heart and soul' Matt Prior
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